Talking AI and ‘intelligent machines’ at this years The Great Exhibition Road Festival at the Imperial College London with the incredible Anil Seth and Dr Kanta Dihal with Rachel Williams leading the conversation. I’ll be at the G16 Lecture Theatre in the Sir Alexander Fleming Building on Sunday 16 June at 3pm to talk all things AI in Pop Culture and the future of our writers, artists and media.

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“From utopian or dystopian, come find out how your expectations about AI’s impact fit within a global context”

Via The Great Exhibition Road Festival:

AI in Pop Culture
Sunday 16 June
15.00-15.45
G16 Lecture Theatre
Sir Alexander Fleming Building, Imperial College London

From The Terminator and Black Mirror to the robot friends common in Japanese comics, hear how writers and movie makers have influenced our expectations of artificial intelligence.

Artificial intelligence is going to have a global impact. However, people’s expectations and sense of fear or hope around the potential changes to come vary significantly across the world.

On a more local scale, public views on AI appear highly influenced by the culture they have grown up with and the stories that have been told about ‘intelligent machines’ in film, TV, books and art.

At the Great Exhibition Road Festival we will trace the history of ‘intelligent machines’ in art and literature, and explore how different cultural landscapes across the world influence how people envisage an AI future today. From utopian or dystopian, come find out how your expectations about AI’s impact fit within a global context.